15.575 Economics of Information and Technology in Markets and Organizations


Class Info

Builds upon relevant economic theories and methodologies to analyze the changes in organizations and markets enabled by IT, especially the internet. Typical perspectives examined include industrial organization and competitive behavior, price theory, information economics, intangible asset valuation, consumer behavior, search and choice, auctions and mechanism design, transactions cost economics and incomplete contracts theory, and design of empirical studies. Extensive reading and discussion of research literature aimed at exploring the application of these theories to business issues and challenges raised by the internet and related technologies. Primarily for doctoral students.

This class has no prerequisites.

15.575 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Fall semester, and will be instructed by E. Brynjolfsson.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

You can find more information at the 15.575 Syllabus site or on the 15.575 Stellar site.

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15.575 Syllabus
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